Crystals
by Melissa Stewart
Rocks and Minerals
Heinemann Library, 2002
for Grades 3-5
ISBN 978-1-40340-090-1
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Fossils Igneous Rocks Metamorphic Rocks
Minerals Sedimentary Rocks Soil
This book makes learning about crystals just as much fun as viewing them. Readers encounter a breathtaking terrain covering kinds of crystals, crystal formation, gems and gemstones, and much more. Thanks to dynamic descriptions, diagrams, and photos, the reader’s natural curiosity is firmly grounded in rock-solid information.
Research Notes
“When I was a kid, I loved collecting rocks at an old lead mine near my parents’ house. I often found rocks with tiny, but beautiful, quartz crystals. Writing this book gave me a chance to really understand what I was looking at all those years ago and what I see every time I look at the engagement ring my husband gave me."
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